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Nirmala Bonat

Nirmala Bonat

Indonesia Nirmala Bonat

Indonesia

2008

  • Domestic Servitude
  • Prosecution

A domestic worker from Indonesia, Nirmala Bonat suffered at the hands of her employers, until she brought them to court.

Kyai Husein Muhammad

Kyai Husein Muhammad

Indonesia Kyai Husein Muhammad

Indonesia

2006

  • Sex Trafficking
  • Child Labor

The Principal of a large Islamic School in Indonesia, Kyai Husein Muhammad ran an extensive media campaign against human trafficking.

Wahyu Susilo

Wahyu Susilo

Indonesia Wahyu Susilo

Indonesia

2007

  • Forced Labor
  • Bonded Labor
  • Domestic Servitude

In 2000, Wahyu Susilo began championing the cause he still stands for: the rights of the estimated 4.5 million Indonesians who work overseas.

Dewi Hughes (Desak Made Hughesia Dewi)

Dewi Hughes (Desak Made Hughesia Dewi)

Indonesia Dewi Hughes (Desak Made Hughesia Dewi)

Indonesia

2005

  • Child Labor
  • Sex Trafficking

A television personality, Dewi Hughes became the spokesperson for a Campaign to Eliminate the Trafficking of Indonesian Women and Children.

Elly Anita

Elly Anita

Indonesia Elly Anita

Indonesia

2009

  • Forced Labor
  • Rescue
  • Domestic Servitude

After a horrific ordeal at the hands of a fraudulent recruitment company in Iraq, Elly Anita joined the NGO Migrant Care.